Adult Courses

With a wider choice of courses, flexible delivery options and funded places on offer, there’s never been a better time to take up lifelong learning at Wigan & Leigh College.

More than 3,500 adults join us each year to change their lives through learning. So if you want to gain the skills and knowledge you need to fulfil a lifelong ambition, secure a promotion, change your career, or learn a skill in
your spare time and meet new friends along the way, what are you waiting for?

Whatever the reason, you will receive the very best support and advice from our experts here at Adult College.

Are you currently unemployed and want to gain skills to help your career aspirations?


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Student Achievements

Kerrie MacGregor
Access to Higher Education - Teaching
Primary School Teacher

Kerrie MacGregor was unsure about how to get started about how to get started but found out about the Access course at the College and was surprised that in just one year she could be in a position to apply for a university course that would help her to become a primary school teacher.

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Merveille Atatama
Level 1

Merveille enrolled on an ESOL course with an aim to eventually qualify as a teacher.

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Hattie Kinder
Level 2 in Hairdressing
Renaissance Salon

Hattie Kinder, 24, from Blackrod, is looking for a career change. With a background in fashion and photography becoming a hair stylist isn’t too far removed from her artistic roots.

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John Sturley
Access to Higher Education - Health
University of Central Lancashire

The former Westhoughton based joiner took his first steps towards his dream job as a physiotherapist, studying the Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health.

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